Located in Brooklyn, New York , Jill Porter Architect specializes in residential design for both the city and country.  Capitalizing on each project’s unique attributes and peculiarities, Jill strives to create elegant, purposeful designs that improve the way one lives.  A thoughtful designer and organized thinker, Jill approaches each job with patience and rigor – from initial meetings, to precise detailing and material selection.  Each design is the result of an engaged process with the client.

Jill received her Master of Architecture degree with distinction from Harvard University in 2000, and her Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1994. Prior to establishing her own practice, she gained experience in both large and small firms in Boston, Seattle and New York. Professional work includes residences, academic buildings, and urban planning projects.

Jill Porter Architect, and Melinda Kelson O’Connor Design, are frequent collaborators offering the combined expertise of two independent firms in one.

Registered Architect New York State, Pennsylvania
Member, National College of Architectural Registration Boards
U.S. Green Building Council, LEED Accredited Professional
Certified Passive House Consultant

Prior Work Experience
Rose + Guggenheimer Studio
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP
Ellerbe Becket
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